As a newer provider in the industry, Scout has been serving customers for over 5 years. One unique feature you’ll find with Scout are the RFID door panels. These door panels allow you to arm and disarm your system at the swipe of a sticker. You can easily add an RFID sticker to a common object to help make arming and disarming more discreet. Scout also boasts the ability to use a number of smart devices with its security systems. The provider’s security systems are called “packs”, and these range in price from $229.00 – $549.00. You can purchase professional monitoring with Scout for $19.99/mo.
What we like
No contract required
Unique RFID door panel for arming and disarming
Lots of home automation integration capabilities
What we don’t like
Not very many smart devices to choose from
No professional installation option
Professional monitoring not available with Always On plan
The Scout Small Pack is great for any home no matter the size. This package comes with the essentials you’ll need for securing your home. You can purchase additional sensors and equipment for your home as you’d like. The Scout Small Pack retails for $229.00.
Get additional protection for fire and flooding with the Scout Elements Pack. This package features everything in the Scout Small Pack plus two additional access sensors, a smoke/CO sensor and a water sensor. By purchasing the Always On+ monitoring plan, you’ll get access to fire department dispatch in the event of an emergency. The Scout Elements Pack retails for $349.00.
Do you have multiple doors or windows you need to protect? The Scout Architect Pack is designed to help you cover and protect those entryways with four access sensors and a glass break sensor. The glass break sensor can detect the vibration and sound of breaking glass. One sensor can also monitor a room with multiple windows. The Scout Architect Pack retails for $549.00.
Made to easily set on a shelf, table or desktop, the Scout Hub talks wirelessly to other devices of your Scout alarm system. This device is built with a 105dB alarm to scare away intruders and has 4G LTE cellular backup to keep your home protected in the event you’re disconnected from the Internet.
Scout RFID Door Panel
Equipped with a 105dB siren, Scout’s door panel is designed for simple arming and disarming by an RFID sticker. Simply place the sticker on any object for more discreet use. No tools are needed for setup as this device can easily be adhesed to any door.
Scout Indoor Camera
Check in on your home with Scout’s clear, 1080p HD indoor camera. You’ll be able to view a live video feed through Scout’s mobile app and can review recordings saved to the cloud. You can also get notifications whenever sound or activity is detected in your home.
Scout Video Doorbell
See who’s at your door without leaving your seat with Scout’s video doorbell. This device is equipped to detect whenever someone is approaching your front door, and with 1080p HD video, you’ll be able to see and speak with visitors through the Scout mobile app.
Frequently Asked Questions About Scout Home Security
Is a contract required for Scout’s services?
No, a contract is not required for Scout’s services. You can purchase your equipment upfront or finance your equipment through Affirm.
Is professional installation an option for Scout alarm systems?
No, Scout doesn’t offer optional professional installation. Scout alarm systems are do-it-yourself kits, which allows you more freedom with equipment placement in your home and allows you to avoid any installation fees.
What is Scout’s return policy?
Scout has a 60-day return policy for all equipment purchased on the website. If you’d like to return your equipment, you’ll get a prepaid return label, and you’ll get a full refund once your equipment is received.